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AKBH Community Update – July 2021
In our July 2021 community update: Learn how we are striving for excellence through extensive staff training Heads up on an upcoming open house in Fairbanks The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic hosts mindfulness for teens with Legos Read the newsletter here.
AKBH Community Update – June 2021
In our June 2021 community update: Celebrate our one year anniversary as Alaska Behavioral Health Meet intern Cole Talbot Learn about the partnership between Beans Café and the POWER Center. Plus, saying goodbye to long-time AKBH employee Ken Howell. We will miss him immensely! Read the newsletter here.
Hearing Voices Group in Fairbanks
Living with Auditory Hallucinations Hearing voices, or auditory hallucinations, are difficult to live with. What is Hearing Voices group? This is a group to support those who deal with auditory hallucinations. In this group, we will learn how to better cope with this issue and overcome the stigma around it. We will explore coping skills, […]
Seeing at-risk youth in our community
The opinion piece by Alaska Behavioral Health Board Member Irene Gobeli was published in the Anchorage Daily News on May 21, 2021. Living Downtown I live in downtown Anchorage, and every morning for the past 10 years, I’ve walked my dog along E Street and the Park Strip. Almost every morning, I’ve also watched part […]
The opinion piece by Alaska Behavioral Health Board Member Christopher Cox was published in the Anchorage Daily News on May 24, 2021. Addressing Homelessness through Mental Health Care Like many people, my views on homelessness have changed over the years. Growing up, seeing homeless people caused sadness and disbelief. Then as I became older, I […]
Support for Military Families
Support for Military Families This opinion piece by Alaska Behavioral Health Board Member Traci Gatewood was published in the Fairbanks Daily News Miner on May 1, 2021. Call of Duty Fear. Desperation. Disbelief. Despair. Duty? In 1991, I had a life-altering experience that would forever shape my thinking about service to country and mental health. […]
Support Behavioral Health Care to Foster Resilience and Well-Being
This opinion piece by Alaska Behavioral Health Board Member Cathy Giessel was published in the Anchorage Daily News on May 1, 2021. Support Behavioral Health Care to Foster Resilience and Well-Being Alaskans love to fish! Already, trips to favorite fishing places are being planned, and dreams of big catches dreamed. So, imagine standing on the […]
Grow With Us! May 21, 2021
Grow With Us! The Cohen Clinic at Alaska Behavioral Health presents a free gardening and food giveaway event for the Alaska veteran and military community! When: Friday, May 21, 11 am to 1 pm Where: 1450 Muldoon Rd, #111 What: Transplant seedlings to take home and learn about gardening from the youth at Alaska Seeds […]
AKBH Community Update – May 2021
In our May 2021 community update, check out our Mental Health Month activities, meet two of our Board Members and read their Mental Health Month opinion pieces, and meet early childhood/Little Tykes clinician Patty Quinn in this new video! And don’t forget to check out virtual art show: Connecting Through Art! (co-hosted with NAMI – […]
Connecting Through Art: Annual Mental Health Awareness Month Art Show
Thank you to all of the artists who submitted work to our May Mental Health Awareness Month Art show – Connecting through Art. Please click on each artist to see their submissions. Pieces with a price listed are for sale. Please e-mail the name of the piece and your contact information to email@example.com if you […]